State & Community

  1. October 16, 2023

    U-M aims for $1.25M in annual United Way campaign

    The annual University of Michigan United Way campaign kicked off Oct. 16 with a goal of $1.25 million, and donors are asked to lend their support with a pledge to the campaign by Dec. 31.

  2. October 10, 2023

    Report assesses K-12 staffing challenges in Michigan

    Vacancies of K-12 staff are nearly double, applicants are half, and hiring is now a yearlong effort across the state of Michigan compared with before the pandemic, according to a new report.

  3. October 9, 2023

    Grant offers virtual job-interview training to students with autism

    A new $3.16 million grant awarded to U-M by the National Institutes of Health will be used to offer virtual job interview training to teenagers and young adults with autism.

  4. September 11, 2023

    ArcPrep helps high schoolers see expansiveness of architecture

    ArcPrep, a collaboration involving the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, expands opportunities for Detroit high school juniors who want to learn about opportunities in the architecture field.

  5. September 11, 2023

    Web developer’s photography passion takes flight

    Jocelyn Anderson, a web developer in LSA, has photographed or taken video of more than 200 species of birds in Michigan and shares them on her Instagram account and website.

  6. August 25, 2023

    Chronic housing instability poses educational risk for Detroit students

    As Detroit children prepare to return to school, widespread and chronic housing instability among city residents poses a threat to students’ ability to perform well academically.

  7. August 14, 2023

    UMS, Ypsilanti continue events series at Freighthouse

    The University Musical Society and the city of Ypsilanti are continuing their artistic partnership with a four-week residency in September.

  8. August 7, 2023

    U-M partners with Zingerman’s to expand access to naloxone

    U-M and Ann Arbor’s Zingerman’s Community of Businesses are launching a pilot program to train employees in the use and administration of the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone.

  9. July 31, 2023

    Study to examine criminal justice reform in Michigan

    The Center for Local, State and Urban Policy, and Poverty Solutions will look at the perspective of Michigan’s local officials on factors related to racial justice and other public safety policies.

  10. July 19, 2023

    Center to help communities tackle renewable energy projects

    The Graham Sustainability Institute is launching the Center for EmPowering Communities to foster decarbonization solutions that advance community goals and priorities.